Introducing new chicks to pullets

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Albanese07, Mar 23, 2012.

  1. Albanese07

    Albanese07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a barred rock and a rhode island red 6 1/2 weeks old almost fully feathered in the coop last weekend. Today at the feed store I bought 2 more rhode island reds, about a week old. When they get big enough how do I introduce them? Do I just put them in the coop and pray for the best? Any advice is appreciated! Thanks!
     
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you coop or run be divided? If so, when the new chicks get about four weeks old put them in one part and let them all get used to each other. After a a couple weeks more allow them to interact with as much room as you can
     

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